Last month’s ASUS APT attack doesn’t come as a surprise to any security-conscious industry watcher – this highlights a long-standing flaw in many software supply chains today. Attackers have been engaged in spoofing websites, stealing credentials and gaining unauthorized access for years. Injecting malicious code into legitimate tools that are designed to protect represents the next evolution in putting companies and their customers at risk.
Both the government and the private sector are scrambling for talent. Thousands of information-security jobs are going unfilled as the industry in the U.S. struggles with a shortage of properly trained professionals. By one estimate, there will be 3.5 million unfilled cybersecurity jobs by 2021.
Many enterprises face challenges when choosing the right security partners to implement and maintain their systems. Security management places a premium on their specific physical security strategies, either because of the complexity of their needs, or the specific system demands and compliance regulations associated with their specific business classification. Therefore, the goal should be to partner with suppliers whose focus is to deliver the solutions that best fulfil desired system functionality and operations.
United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) released the findings of a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report, entitled "Actions Needed to Strengthen Oversight of Consumer Reporting Agencies."
U.S. Representatives Katherine Clark and Ayanna Pressley, both of Massachusetts, introduced an anti-sexual harassment bill in the House that aims to reduce workplace inequalities, mistreatment, and violence for all workers.